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A moist wound dressing for critically colonised and infected wounds
Suprasorb® X+PHMB aids wound healing or reduction of the wound area of wounds at risk of infection or infected wounds.
Its HydroBalance effect means it is able to absorb exudate and donate fluid at the same time, dependent on the condition in different areas of the wound bed. Providing a moist wound healing environment.
PMHB exerts antimicrobial action against a wide spectrum of pathogens*: fast and effective in killing bacteria, fungi and yeasts.
It selectively acts on bacteria without affecting healthy cells. Suprasorb X+PHMB releases PHMB to work within the wound not just in the dressing.
The moist environment and cooling effect of Suprasorb X+PHMB is perceived as pleasant and soothing. It is highly conformable and well tolerated.
*See instruction for use for in-vitro spectrum
Polyhexamethylene biguanide or polyhexanide is a proven antimicrobial.
MRSA (methicillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus) and VRE (vancomycin –resistant enterococci), aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, fungi, moulds and yeasts.
Up to 7 days
|LR code||PIP code||Hospital code|
|Antimicrobial Dressing (5 singles) 5cm x 5cm||20540||344-0575||ELY 243|
|Antimicrobial Dressing (5 singles) 9cm x 9cm||20541||344-0583||ELY 244|
|Antimicrobial Dressing (5 singles) 14cm x 20cm||20542||344-0591||ELY 265|
|Antimicrobial rope (5 pieces) 2cm x 21cm||20543||344-0609||ELY 245|
Looking at efficacy of SuprasorbX+PHMB
Author: S Fumarola, M Butcher, P Cooper, D Gray, F Russell, S Stringfellow, M Bertram, K Duguid, G Pirie,
Publication: Wounds UK Journal 2010, Vol.6, No.3
Date: September 1st, 2010
Both SuprasorbX+PHMB were effective in reducing pain and bacterial burden. However, SuprasorbX+PHMB was significantly faster and better in removing the critical bacterial load.
Author: T. Eberlein et al.
Publication: Journal of wound care vol 21 , no 1 , January 2012
Date: January 1st, 2012
The results suggest that continuous application of SuprasorbX+PHMB reduced biofilm in the stagnating wounds in the study.
Author: E. Lenselink, RN, MA, A. Andriessen, PA , PhD
Publication: Journal of wound care vol 2 0, no 11, November 2011
Date: November 1st, 2011
An American clinical study comparing the effectiveness of Suprasorb X with compression therapy with a non-adherent contact layer with compression in 46 hard to heal venous ulcers in an outpatient setting.
Author: T Phillips, Department of Dermatology, Boston, USA A Andriessen, Consultant & UMC, Netherlands et al
Publication: Poster presentation at Wounds UK, Harrogate - November 2010
Date: November 1st, 2010